Living near a busy road may double the risk of autism, researchers warn

Living near a busy road may double the risk of autism, researchers warn Exposure to air pollution in the womb or during the first year of life was linked to a dramatic increase chances of having the disorderChildren from homes with the highest traffic pollution levels were three times more at risk | UPDATED: 23:40 GMT, 26 November 2012 Living near a busy road could double the risk of childhood autism, warn scientists.

Want to get out of hospital in record time? Scoff yourself!

Want to get out of hospital in record time Scoff yourself! | UPDATED: 03:20 GMT, 4 September 2012 Enhanced recovery has seen a fall in complication rates, and inpatient stays dramatically reduced by 50 per cent in most cases Having an operation For decades, this has meant nil by mouth for at least eight hours before surgery, no food for several days afterwards, lots of bed rest and a hospital stay of up to two weeks.

Rick van Beek: Devoted dad runs triathlon carrying his teenager daughter who has cerebral palsy

“She is my heart and I am her legs”: Devoted dad runs triathlon carrying his teenager daughter with cerebral palsy because she loves being outdoors . A devoted father has completed a triathlon carrying his 13-year-old cerebral palsy-afflicted daughter across land and through water so that she could complete the gruelling event.

UK obesity: Doctors hit out at Government"s strategy as they launch campaign to tackle junk food problem

Doctors hit out at Government's obesity strategy as they launch campaign to tackle Britain's junk food problem48% of men and 43% of women will be obese by 2030One in three children are overweight or obese aged 9 | UPDATED: 12:51 GMT, 15 April 2012 Big problem: A third of nine-year-olds in Britain are obese or overweight Doctors have hit out at the Coalition's obesity strategy today as they launched a campaign to tackle Britain's junk food problem.

Fabrice Muamba"s collapse: How thousands are in danger from undetected heart problems

The hidden heart timebomb: After Fabrice Muamba's collapse, how thousands are in danger from undetected heart problems | UPDATED: 02:08 GMT, 20 March 2012 When Deb Coleman arrived at hospital to give birth to her second son, she’d been in labour for 12 hours.